As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. = várkunnigr; vera sér v. um e-t, to excuse oneself, Fas. ii. 344: compassionate, Hom. 95, 130, (St.) 4.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚴᚢᚾᚾ-ᛚᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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